Topic: Internal Revenue Service
Atlanta, GA – Following a review of the tax extenders legislation signed into law last week, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that the nation’s tax season will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016.
The IRS will begin accepting individual electronic returns that day. The IRS expects to receive more than 150 million individual returns in 2016, with more than four out of five being prepared using tax return preparation software and e-filed. The IRS will begin processing paper tax returns at the same time. There is no advantage to people filing tax returns on paper in early January instead of waiting for e-file to begin.
Clarksville, TN – Today, Wednesday, December 16th, 2015, multiple Clarksville Police Department phone operators have been taking several complaint calls about scammers posing as IRS Representatives calling our citizens saying that they owe the IRS money.
One caller stated that she told the scammer she knew this was a scam. In an attempt to prove that he was a legitimate IRS Representative, the scammer was able to tell the potential scam victim her accurate address.
This will confuse some potential victims and is just one of many tactics the scammer will use to try to make you believe his or her story. Do not let them fool you, regardless if they know your address or not.
Clarksville, TN – Today, December 16th, 2015, our multiple Clarksville Police Department phone operators have been taking several complaint calls about scammers posing as IRS Representatives calling our citizens saying that they owe the IRS money.
Several of the complainants stated that the scammer had a thick foreign accent. The scammers go as far as to say that they will take out arrest warrants if the debt is not paid.
This is a Scam!
IRS reports Tax-filing Extension Expires October 15th for Millions of Taxpayers; Check Eligibility for Overlooked Tax Benefits
Atlanta, GA – The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on October 15th to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system.
Joined by 51 House colleagues in letter to Commissioner Koskinen asking for review of Foundation’s tax-exempt status
Washington, DC – Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was joined by 51 of her House colleagues today in sending a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen requesting a review of the Clinton Foundation’s tax-exempt status. The letter requests that the IRS respond within 30 days.
“As I’ve traveled through my district and talked to constituents, many people have asked about the widely reported improprieties concerning the Clinton Foundation. That’s why I decided to send a letter to Commissioner Koskinen asking the IRS to conduct a review of the Clinton Foundation’s tax-exempt status,” Congressman Marsha Blackburn said.
Nashville, TN – As the April 15th income-tax filing deadline approaches, IRS Spokesman Mark Green offers tax tips for those still working on their tax returns.
“Millions of taxpayers are rushing to complete their taxes and thousands more realize they’re going to need more time. We estimate that 2.9 million Tennessee Taxpayers will be filing tax returns this year. Thus far we have received over 1.8 million tax returns with an average refund of $2,893,” said Green. As taxpayers begin to work on finalizing their tax returns, here are some valuable free helpful tax tips to avoid the stress and help beat the rush.
Clarksville, TN – Qualified nonprofit charitable or civic organizations in Clarksville have an opportunity to seek the City’s financial support on a limited basis. Applications for these funds are due by noon on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015.
“Once again, the previous year has proven that our communities’ various charitable and civic organizations play a vital role in providing assistance through a variety of programs and projects. I am happy that we are again able to offer some limited funding assistance for organizations that qualify,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – Most people claim the standard deduction when they file their federal tax return. But did you know that you may lower your taxes if you itemize your deductions? Find out if you can save by doing your taxes using both methods.
Usually, the bigger the deduction, the lower the tax you have to pay. You should file your tax return using the method that allows you to pay the least amount of tax.
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance says be wary of Tax Scams ahead of April 15th filing deadline
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak warns Tennessee residents to avoid falling prey to scammers and phony tax preparers ahead of the April 15th Tax Day deadline.
“Scammers and fraudulent tax preparers use the rush of tax season to prey on people by using fraudulent practices designed to steal money and personal information,” McPeak said. “Tennesseans should be vigilant in protecting their personal information during this time of the year by educating themselves before hiring someone to prepare their taxes.” «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File is a fast, safe and free way to file your federal tax return.
Free File does the hard work for you with either brand-name tax software or online fillable forms.
Here are five tips that you should know about Free File.
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